Pollock gets 3 nominations in SA cricket awards
The former captain who continues to be one of the most favourite cricketers, is nominated for the top three honours.Updated: May 06, 2007 18:25 IST
Shaun Pollock who continues to be one of South Africa's most favourite cricketers and affable players, has been nominated for the top three honours of this year's South African cricket awards.
Pollock has been nominated for the Player of the Year for the season 2007, South African Players' Player of the Year award and the SuperSport Fans Cricketer of the Year award.
The former captain has been nominated along with opening batsman, AB de Villiers, all-rounders Andrew Hall and Jacques Kallis in the first category.
Mark Boucher and Ashwell Prince will give him competition for the votes of his peers in the second category, while Makhaya Ntini and AB de Villiers are Pollock's rivals for the fans award.
Commenting on the awards and the nominees, Cricket South Africa CEO Gerald Majola said, "The Mutual and Federal SA Cricket Awards are one of the most important events on Cricket South Africa's calendar.
"They showcase South African cricket by recognising the achievements of people at all levels of the game from grassroots to the international arena, including cricket for women and the disabled." The winners of the awards will be revealed in Johannesburg on May 9.
First Published: May 06, 2007 10:42 IST